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5 Surprising Benefits of a Healthy Heart for Heart Month

Posted by Natasha Russell on Thursday, February 9, 2023, In : The Artery Block 

Better Brain Health
The connection between heart health and brain health is undeniable. When the heart is in good condition, it can pump oxygen-rich blood more efficiently to the brain, providing it with the fuel it needs to function properly. This improved blood flow can help improve cognitive function, memory, and concentration. Studies have even shown that people with heart problems, such as heart disease or heart failure, are more likely to experience cognitive decline and memory problems....

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Understanding Heart Attacks: How to Reduce Your Risk Even Without High Cholesterol

Posted by Jameel Russell on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, In : The Artery Block 

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Heart attacks are a leading cause of death in Jamaica. While high cholesterol is often associated with heart attacks, it’s not the only risk factor. Other lifestyle factors, such as physical activity, stress levels, and diet, can also play an important role in the development of a heart attack. While it’s important to know your cholesterol levels, it’s even more important to understand how lifestyle factors can impact your risk for a heart attack. By being ...

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What is a stress test or treadmill stress test?

Posted by Natasha Russell on Monday, March 22, 2021,
It tests the way your heart functions while you are physically active. While you walk on the treadmill, your ECG will be recorded as well as your blood pressure monitored etc.

This type of test can show whether or not there are any problems with the blood flow to the heart and can indicate if there is heart disease or any other issues with the heart. 

If your doctor refers that you have this test done, contact us at 876-948-7737 or 876-622-5571 or visit our website at


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Should you wear a face mask to prevent COVID-19? Experts disagree.

Posted by Natasha Russell on Friday, March 27, 2020,

Should you wear a face mask to prevent COVID-19? Experts disagree.

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Posted by Natasha Russell on Sunday, March 1, 2020, In : SKIP A THON HEART MONTH EXERCISE 

February is Heart Month!

CARDIOVMEDS “The Heart Mart” a member of the CARDIOVMEDS Grop of companies chose to give love by giving back to the Down Town community on Valentines Day February 14, 2020.

Partnering with Corporate Jamaica,  the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Community Saftey Division from the Central Police Station under the managament of Sergeant Jerr Johnson the CARDIOVMEDS Group held their Annual Skip A Thon under the theme “TAKE IT TO HEART: SKIP TO BETTER HEALTH”


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TEE Probe Maintenance Tips: Identify TEE Probe Defects

Posted by Natasha Russell on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, In : TEE PROBE /ECHO 

Written By Jason Smith ,Axess
Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) probes tend to be “budget
busters” when it comes to TEE probe repair or replacement. TEE probes require constant inspection to ensure they aren’t in need of repair and are performing at their peak.

Many TEE probe defects are so small they go unnoticed by everyone handling the probe. In some cases, the smallest TEE probe defects, like tiny holes or cracks, turn into the biggest TEE probe repairs. If a bite guard isn’t u...

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